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Old 02-23-2013, 03:21 PM   #1
Scooby Newbie
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Join Date: Feb 2012
Chapter/Region: MAIC
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
2012 STi

Default Winter Wheel Options

So I'm in a bit of a predicament.

I need a 2nd set of wheels for my winter tires (or summers depending on what they look like), not too worried about price. The problem is that I'm at stock ride height and can't afford to lower my car at all...

Basically I don't want massive wheel gap or have that monster-truck stance. I've heard spacers may change the look a little, not sure how good those are for the axles or anything

Oh well, someone wanna drop some knowledge / wheels that won't look terrible at stock ride height?

thanks amigos
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Old 02-23-2013, 03:27 PM   #2
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Join Date: Jun 2012
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: Greenville SC
2012 WRX Limited
Plasma Blue Pearl


How about stock wheel size? You can usually find stock wheels the classifieds for a decent price. You could paint them if you want a different color
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Old 02-23-2013, 03:32 PM   #3
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Chapter/Region: MAIC
Location: Common Sense, VA
2014 Porsche
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Did you try reading the wheel and tire section?

Essentially you want someone to suggest, without any sort of budget, a wheel for you to buy to mount a summer/winter set of tires to?

Spacers will push the wheel/tire out, not change wheel gap.
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Old 02-23-2013, 03:35 PM   #4
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1050 Triumph Speed Triple


Originally Posted by HinshawWRX View Post
Did you try reading the wheel and tire section?
What a silly idea...
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